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daly city with more. monty? >> reporter: good evening. you cannot just walk into the cow palace and walk out with a gun. that's because here in califoia there's a ten-day waiting period. there are, however, no such restrictions on ammunition. i've seen quite a few people walking out with large boxes of ammo just within the last hour. people lined up here, some of them as early as 4:00 a.m. to get into the annual event at the cow palace called the crossroads of the west gun show. gun show organizers claim they had triple the number of people here compared to last year. we have not been able to verify that, but it's fair to say the turnout here was large and the lines during the day were very long. now, as congress looks at a possible ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, there is already such a ban on assault weapons here in california. still the owner of the gun show says the big turnout this year is being fueled by a fear that the nation's gun laws may change in other ways in light of the tragedy in newtown, connecticut. >> the politicians are attempting to figure
's their most successful ever in the bay area. our monty francis is in daly city with more. hello, monty. >> reporter: diane, good evening. some people told us they lined up as early as 4:00 this morning to get into this gun show. and organizers say there were triple the number of people here compared to last year. now, we have not been able to verify that last part, but it's fair to say that turnout here at the crossroads of the west gun show was large, and the lines during the day were quite long. you cannot just walk into the cow palace and walk out with a gun. that is because there's a ten-day waiting period here in california, but there are no such restrictions on ammunition. many people left with arge boxes
over gun control laws is taking center stage right here in the bay area this morning. gun show in daly city is the focus of people on both sides of the issue. up to 10,000 people are expected to crowd into the crossroads of the west gun show at the cow palace this weekend and they can expect plenty of protesters to greet them. the show includes more than 150 vendors selling everything from guns and ammunition to knives and jewelry. crossroads official attendance at the shows across the country has roughly doubled in the last few weeks over concern that congress and the president are about to approve stricter gun laws. the gun show's owner bob templeton was one of those discussing the issue with vice president joe biden earlier this week. >> we'd like to see mental health issues addressed, we feel we need more community help, resources, those are the things we think need to be addressed before we go down the slippery slope of gun control. >> reporter: sean richards started brothers against guns in san francisco's bay view after his brother was shot and killed in 1995. that group is just
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